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McCrudden Training

Eastbourne & District Chamber of Commerce

Workshop TitleFire Safety Awareness Training

Summary of the overall aims of the course

85% of businesses that have a major fire, never trade again, and if the businesses has not taken the appropriate preventative action, insurance companies may refute any claim.

Ensuring ALL your staff understand their roles in preventing fires and their contribution to monitoring risks, will help ensure your business is less likely to be affected and make sure your company complies with its legal obligations.

This short workshop will equip staff with enough awareness and knowledge to play their role in protecting your organisation.

Course objectives

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Summarise the key legislation in fire prevention and the implications of getting it wrong;
  • Explain their own roles and responsibilities in relation to fire safety (including recognising issues that they should report to management);
  • Identify common workplace fire hazards;
  • Recognise 4 different types of extinguisher and their uses;
  • Conduct a step by step visual inspection of fire extinguishers.

Target audience

This course is designed for all staff, managers and directors regardless of sector or industry.


This is not Fire Marshall training and does not cover evacuation procedures, but instead provides essential knowledge in fire prevention and basic management to ensure your own safe egress from danger.


3 hour workshop

Min / Max no. of delegates


Assessment Method



Kevin Edwards: Kevin is a highly experienced and skilled trainer, with over a decade of experience in the fire safety industry. He spent many years in the fire safety industry, helping businesses conduct throughout risk assessments, monitoring fire safety equipment and training staff.


Delegate rate for Edeal clients and Chamber Members £58